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18th April, 2014 - 1:06 am
happy-easter-uk

Author: Mark Jackson | 8 Comments

Just a quick message to say that we hope all of our readers, whatever your religious beliefs, have a very Happy Easter and or a relaxing extra-long weekend (assuming you’ve been lucky enough to get some time off work).

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17th April, 2014 - 3:24 am
banned_and_forbidden_uk_internet_censorship

Author: Mark Jackson | 4 Comments

One of the more puzzling aspects of the on-going political debate over Internet censorship (Parental Controls) is the issue of Age Verification, which has some politicians aggressively calling for a system that can verify an Internet user’s age before the ISPs network-level filters can be disabled. But is it even possible and do we really need it?

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17th April, 2014 - 1:11 am
damaged_bt_fttc_street_cabinet

Author: Mark Jackson | 2 Comments

The intense storms that ravaged much of the United Kingdom over winter clearly had an impact on BTOpenreach’s engineering crews (here) and some of the affected areas are only now getting back to normal. But what do the statistics say about the effect on new broadband provisions and missed appointments? Let’s take a look.

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16th April, 2014 - 1:07 pm
entanet-uk

Author: Mark Jackson | 4 Comments

Business ISP Entanet, which supplies wholesale Internet access and related communication services to a number of ISPs and businesses across the United Kingdom, has moved to boost sales by allowing their resellers to offer Fibre-to-the-Cabinet (FTTC) based superfast broadband connections with a free installation or migration.

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16th April, 2014 - 8:32 am
incorrect_and_confusing

Author: Mark Jackson | 3 Comments

Customers aren’t likely to notice much of a difference but the headline (advertised) download speed of Sky Broadband’s standard unlimited Internet access product has just been raised again from “up to” 16Mbps to 17Mbps, even though it’s still the same old ADSL2+ based connection underneath. No doubt more ISPs will soon follow.

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15th April, 2014 - 10:11 am
fast-broadband-uk

Author: Mark Jackson | 20 Comments

The telecoms regulator has today published its latest biannual report into the real-world Internet speeds of fixed line broadband ISP consumers across the United Kingdom, which reveals that the average download rate has risen to 17.8Mbps (up by +17.41% from 14.7Mbps in August 2013). Sadly a huge gap still exists between urban and rural areas.

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15th April, 2014 - 9:30 am
superfast_berkshire

Author: Mark Jackson | 1 Comment

A new grant worth £550,000 from the often criticised Rural Community Broadband Fund (RCBF) looks set to help 9 additional villages (3,300 properties) in the south eastern county of Berkshire (England) to receive a “fibre broadband” (FTTC/P) service from BT.

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15th April, 2014 - 7:58 am
fibre-optic-and-ethernet-network-cables

Author: Mark Jackson | 14 Comments

In a major development two of the United Kingdom’s largest ISPs, TalkTalk and Sky Broadband (BSkyB), have “joined forces” with fibre optic infrastructure developer CityFibre to expand its existing Fibre-to-the-Premises (FTTP) network in the City of York (England) by launching a 1000Mbps capable “ultra-fast” broadband service to thousands of local homes.

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15th April, 2014 - 7:36 am
rutland-water-uk-england

Author: Mark Jackson | 14 Comments

The Rutland County Council in England appears to have almost completed the local £3m roll-out of BT’s “fibre broadband” (FTTC/P) network, which would make it one of the first Broadband Delivery UK supported schemes to cross the finish line. Now another 15 villages are being targeted as part of a £180,000 extension programme.

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14th April, 2014 - 1:22 pm
satellite-dish-eutelsat

Author: Mark Jackson | 1 Comment

European Satellite operator Eutelsat, which supplies the United Kingdom’s “Tooway” (KA-SAT) based ISPs, has confirmed that they’re helping to retrain almost 50 former British Armed Forces personnel in the fine art of installing Satellite broadband infrastructure for homes and businesses.

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14th April, 2014 - 8:59 am
computer-user

Author: Mark Jackson | 18 Comments

If at first you don’t succeed. The Government has launched its new Digital Inclusion Charter, which marks the latest in a long list of attempts to get the 11 million adults in the United Kingdom, specifically those who “lack basic digital skills and capabilities“, to finally go online. As usual various ISPs, mobile operators and others have been roped in to join the holy war on refuseniks.

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14th April, 2014 - 7:51 am
wireless_microwave_link_uk

Author: Mark Jackson | 0 Comments

A new 3-year deal has been signed between Shepway District Council in Kent (England) and Maidstone-based Custodian Data Centre that will make Internet data speeds of up to 100Mbps (Megabits per second) available to businesses in the district’s main employment sites.

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12th April, 2014 - 7:24 am
cityscape-uk

Author: Mark Jackson | 2 Comments

The Government’s Connection Vouchers scheme, which forms part of the £150m Urban Broadband Fund (“Super-Connected Cities“) to help SME businesses install superfast broadband (30Mbps+), has now completed its roll-out to all 22 cities across the United Kingdom and reduced the minimum voucher value.

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11th April, 2014 - 1:31 pm
aquiss-uk-isp

Author: Mark Jackson | 13 Comments

Shropshire-based Internet provider Aquiss has reintroduced the offer of a free installation or migration alongside their superfast unlimited “fibre broadband” (FTTC) packages, which will save new customers up to £96 inc. VAT off the normal retail price. But there’s more.

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